Politicians -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Alan Bible, a Nevada politician and attorney, served as the District Attorney of Storey County from 1935-1938 until he was appointed Deputy Attorney General of Nevada in 1938. In 1942, Bible was appointed State Attorney, and served in that position until 1950. Upon resignation from that position, he resumed private practice of law, which would continue throughout the rest of his career. In 1954, Bible was appointed to serve in the United States Senate, filling the vacancy left upon the death...
Abstract Emmet Derby Boyle was a mining engineer who became a Nevada state engineer and governor of the state. Scrapbooks cover chiefly his period as governor and include official proclamations, clippings, and some correspondence (1906-1922).
Overview Edward P. Carville (1885-1956) served as Governor of Nevada, 1938-1945, and U.S. Senator, 1945-1946. The collection contains newspaper clippings, notes, speeches, and correspondence collected during Carville's successful campaign for governor.
Overview Trenmor Coffin was a lawyer, businessman, and Nevada State Assemblyman, of Carson City, Nevada. Collection contains correspondence, legal cases, and papers connected with Coffin's political activity in Nevada (1892-1898) as a member of the Republican State Central Committee and supporter of the Free Silver ticket. The correspondence relates to cases in which Coffin or his legal firm participated, to his business interests in irrigation enterprises, and to the personal affairs of Coffin and his...
Abstract Information releases issued by Bilbray's office for his Nevada constituents, emphasizing his accomplishments. The collection contains material from 1987 by James H. Bilbray.
Abstract Informational releases issued by Vucanovich's office for her Nevada constituents, emphasizing her accomplishments and legislative matters of Nevada interest. The collection contains material from 1987-1999 by Barbara F. Vucanovich..
Overview Collected by the Special Collections Department, the collection contains a variety of miscellaneous political ephemera, flyers, etc. distributed by individuals running for city, county, and national seats in Nevada and at the national level.
Abstract Biography of Tom Fitch (January 27, 1838 – November 12, 1923), Nevada journalist, lawyer and politician.
Abstract Includes correspondence and a biographical checklist on Maude Frazier, Nevada politician and educator, and Glass' biographical sketch on Frazier as submitted to Notable American women.
Overview Mary L. Gojack (1936-1985) served in the Nevada State Assembly from 1972-1974 and the Nevada State Senate from 1974-1978. In 1980, Gojack unsuccessfully challenged Paul Laxalt for the US Senate seat, and, in 1982, she ran against Barbara Vucanovich for the newly created Second Congressional District seat. Vucanovich won the seat by a narrow margin. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, campaign files and newspaper clippings, and financial material from her public service,...